Us (2019 film)

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Us
Us (2019 movie poster).jpg
Teaser poster
Directed byJordan Peele
Produced by
Written byJordan Peele
Starring
Music byMichael Abels
CinematographyMike Gioulakis
Edited byNicholas Monsour
Production
companies
Distributed byUniversal Pictures
Release date
  • March 15, 2019 (2019-03-15) (United States)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$24.6 million[1]

Us is an upcoming American horror film written and directed by Jordan Peele. It stars Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, Elisabeth Moss, and Tim Heidecker. Jason Blum serves as a producer under his Blumhouse Productions banner.

The film is scheduled to be released on March 15, 2019, by Universal Pictures.

Plot[edit]

By June 2018, the plot details have not yet been released although it was revealed that the narrative is also going to be just as provocative as Get Out.[2] There are also reports that cited the film as a "social-horror thriller".[3]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

In February 2018, director Jordan Peele said in an interview that he was writing a film that he would shoot and direct for Universal Pictures later that year.[4] In May 2018, it was reported that the film had been titled Us.[5] It was also revealed that Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke, and Elisabeth Moss would star in the film.[6] In July 2018, Tim Heidecker, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Anna Diop joined the cast.[7][8] Additionally, at the start of principal production, the rest of the cast was announced.[9] In September 2018, Duke Nicholson, grandson of Jack Nicholson, joined the cast in his film debut.[10]

Principal production commenced on July 30, 2018, in California.[9]

Release[edit]

The film is scheduled to be released on March 15, 2019.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Film and Television Tax Credit Program Program 2.0 (PDF) (Report). California Film Commission. p. 4. Retrieved October 4, 2018.
  2. ^ Kit, Borys (July 11, 2018). "Tim Heidecker Joins Elisabeth Moss, Lupita Nyong'o in New Jordan Peele Thriller 'Us'". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2018-11-07.
  3. ^ Erbland, Kate (2018-09-14). "Jordan Peele's 'Us': Star Elisabeth Moss Promises Secretive Film Will Be Another 'Thought-Provoking Popcorn Movie'". IndieWire. Retrieved 2018-11-07.
  4. ^ "Jordan Peele Reveals Plans to Shoot Next Movie Later This Year". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 31, 2018.
  5. ^ Kroll, Justin (May 8, 2018). "Jordan Peele Reveals Title of Next Film; Lupita Nyong'o, Elisabeth Moss Eyed to Star (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  6. ^ Borys Kit & Mia Galuppo (May 8, 2018). "Winston Duke, Lupita Nyong'o, Elisabeth Moss Circling New Jordan Peele Movie 'Us' (Exclusive)". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  7. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (July 11, 2018). "Jordan Peele Social Horror Thriller 'Us' Adds Tim Heidecker". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  8. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (July 19, 2018). "Jordan Peele's 'Us' Adds Yahya Abdul-Mateen II And Anna Diop To Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  9. ^ a b D'Alessandro, Anthony (July 30, 2018). "Jordan Peele's 'Us' Starts Production, Rounds Out Cast". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 30, 2018.
  10. ^ Kroll, Justin (September 14, 2018). "Jack Nicholson's Grandson to Make Acting Debut in Jordan Peele's 'Us' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved September 15, 2018.
  11. ^ McClintock, Pamela (May 22, 2017). "Jordan Peele's Next Film Lands Spring 2019 Release Date". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved August 13, 2018.

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